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San Francisco to Carlsbad Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Carlsbad

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO CLD Wed, Dec 17 - Sun, Dec 21 $397

San Francisco and Carlsbad airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Carlsbad CA, US
map of airports in Carlsbad
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    Carlsbad-McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD)

    Distance from City Center: 4.7 miles

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    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.9 miles

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    John Wayne Airport (SNA)

    Distance from City Center: 46.2 miles

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Featured Carlsbad Airport Hotels

Hotel only $125

Homewood Suites by Hilton Carlsbad-North San Diego County

3 stars
4.2 / 5 39 reviews

2223 Palomar Airport Road Map

Free hot breakfast and high speed internet access

...Our all-suite hotel in Carlsbad is located across from the McClellan-Palomar Airport and near popular attractions, restaurants and golf courses.... More

Hotel only $95

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad

3 stars
3.8 / 5 22 reviews

5835 Owens Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

...This Carlsbad, CA hotel features the new Courtyard lobby with inviting, flexible spaces, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard.... More

Hotel only $149

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad

3 stars
3.9 / 5 8 reviews

2000 Faraday Ave. Map

Includes spa treatments & champagne

...The McClellan/Palomar Airport (CLD) is just one mile away making getting to the area for business in Vista, Carlsbad or the US Marine base – Camp Pendleton quick and easy.... More

Hotel only $131

Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

3 stars
3.7 / 5 31 reviews

5480 Grand Pacific Drive Map

Save 40% on your stay

The Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa is a refreshing retreat located in the charming coastal community of Carlsbad in San Diego North. With beautiful Spanish Mediterranean architecture, rolling... More

Hotel only $78

Carlsbad by the Sea Resort

3 stars
3.8 / 5 147 reviews

850 Palomar Airport Road Map

72 Hour Sale - Save 25% Off

Situated in the Best Coastal Location. * Carlsbad Premium Outlet across the street * Minutes away from gorgeous beaches, * Close to some of the most beautiful golf courses * 1/2 mile to... More

Hotel only $52

Ramada Carlsbad by the Sea

2 stars
3.4 / 5 178 reviews

751 Macadamia Drive Map

Stay 2 nights and save 15%

...San Diego International Airport (12 mil/20 km) Attractions Legoland (2 mi/3 km).... More

December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from San Francisco to Carlsbad

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Dec 17 San Francisco (SFO) Carlsbad (CLD) United Airlines $397
Earn $3.97
Return Sun, Dec 21 Carlsbad (CLD) San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines
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Flights to Carlsbad

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Airports in Carlsbad, California

If you are looking for cheap flights to Carlsbad, California, check Orbitz.com to find low fares. Orbitz can find you a low fare for domestic and international travel. McClellan-Palomar Airport, also known as Palomar Airport, is located three miles southeast of downtown Carlsbad. United Express is the only airline at this airport, offering daily flights to and from Los Angeles.

Transportation from the Airport

Taxi service is available to transport you from the airport. You can expect fares to be about $2.40 for the first sixth of a mile and $0.40 for each additional sixth of a mile. There are also two rental car companies available at the airport, Hertz and Avis. We can help you find ground transportation. Orbitz.com works with rental car companies to find you the best rates.

Weather in Carlsbad

Carlsbad has a pleasant climate. The average highs in the summer months are in the 70s, with average lows in the 60s. Summers are dry. Average highs in the winter months are in the 60s, with lows in the 40s. Snow is rare. Most of the annual precipitation falls between December and March.

Major Attractions in Carlsbad

Carlsbad has something to interest everyone. There are over four miles of beautiful, sandy beach for swimming and sunbathing. There are also a dozen golf courses, including the Aviara Golf Club. Legoland has over 60 rides, attractions and shows for kids of all ages to enjoy. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Carlsbad.